11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

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Naples
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Ischia, Ferry to Naples, Drive to Matera
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Matera
— 2 nights
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Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore hidden gems such as Gesu Nuovo Church and Cloister of Santa Chiara. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Napoli. Go for a jaunt from Naples to Ottaviano to see Vesuvio National Park about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In April, Naples is a bit warmer than Baden-Baden - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get some cultural insight at Villa San Michele and Chiesa San Michele. Explore hidden gems such as Monte Solaro and Marina Grande Public Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through I Faraglioni, head outdoors with Capri Sea Service, take a tour by water with Capri Rent Boats, and kick back and relax at Marina Piccola.

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Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. April in Capri sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Baia di Sorgeto, and then steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: choose your vessel at West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Forio road trip planning app.

Getting from Capri to Forio by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Forio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Forio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, view the masterpieces at Massimo Casiello - Tornitura Artistica del Legno, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Matera, and finally delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Matera sightseeing tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Forio to Matera in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Forio in April, Matera is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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